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Off Season Rates: Ocean Front Townhouse: Long Weekends, Weeks, and Booking 2017

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 85 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 85 nights


Bethany Beach Townhome Rental Photos and Description

Townhouse, 3 Bedrooms + Bunk Room, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

This upscale Oceanfront townhouse, (29135 Ocean Rd Unit 17, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-3650, for mapquest and gps directions), is located in Tower Shores, known as #17 Ocean Road, Atlantic Watergate, Tower Shores, Bethany Beach, Delaware, just two and a half miles north of intersection of Route 26 and Route 1, Bethany Beach on Route 1. (For directions,go to Mapquest, enter Ocean Road and Cove Road, Bethany Beach, DE. It is right on the Atlantic Ocean. You can see the ocean from all three levels. It has a fenced in 'sand' yard, which is part of the beach.

The unit was built between 1965 and 1967. The interior wooden walls are pickled, giving a warm, authentic feeling to the house, as though Papa Hemmingway was going to walk in from the beach. Rental is from Sunday at 2:00 p.m. through Sunday at 10:00 a.m., when beach traffic is considerably lighter.

The townhouse is next to the Delaware State Seashore which is a State Park and Nature Preserve where you can fish from the shore or from the rocks in the Indian River Inlet. The townhouse is seven miles south of Rehoboth and Dewey, and 14 miles north of Ocean City, Maryland. There are tennis courts and, of course, wide, open beaches. Biking is easy since it is so level and there are bike lanes.

Guests enter from the bayside, above the car port. There is parking for two cars, (only), under the house. There is also an outside shower. On the first floor is a bathroom, washer and dryer, filled book shelves, dining table and six chairs, a complete galley kitchen, counter and stools. The living room has the flat screen LCD TV, DVD, two love seats, a rocker, and a full-size sofa, all with new matching cushions. The room opens onto a screened in porch, with a ceiling fan, recessed lighting, with table and chairs, to the outside deck, all of which overlooks the Atlantic Ocean, which is less than 150 feet of sand away to the ocean waves and surf.

The second floor ocean side room has a screened in porch, hammock, chairs, immediately off of an ocean side bedroom with two twin beds, a crib, (sheets aren't provided for the crib), book shelves, cable flat screen LCD TV, and DVD player. There is a complete bathroom between the two bedrooms. The bayside bedroom has two twin beds and a room divider, and a bunk bed, which can separate the room into two separate bedrooms, closets, end tables, and dressers.

The third floor has an open deck, recliner, and chairs, off of the master bedroom with a vaulted, open beam ceiling, paddle fan, skylight, fine chairs, end tables, dresser, love seat, end table, and a king-size bed, DVD, and an LCD flat screen TV. There is an internal window to let in the setting sun from the skylight in the stairwell, or blinds for privacy. A complete bathroom, with a shower, sky light, leading to your private third floor deck overlooking the ocean. Enjoy your morning coffee overlooking the ocean.

No matter what the weather, you can always enjoy the ocean from all three floors. Even with the air conditioning and all of these amenities, it still feels like a beach house. The only way to be closer to the water is to be in it. We invite you to be our guest at our beach house. Please contact us to reserve your beach vacation. Off season rentals are also available. No pets of any sort are permitted. Additionally, smoking should be outside, only, and please throw the cigarette butts away. Absolutely no cigars.

With a direct inquiry I will be sure to respond. Don't forget to let me know your desired dates, contact information, telephone number, and number of adults and children. The unit only accommodates 6 adults and 2 in a bunk bed, which we assume to be kids since adults won't want to sleep in a bunk bed. Above 8 is too crowded and not enjoyable for anyone. Above 6 adults is too crowded.

Keywords: Oceanfront Townhouse

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Bob Garber
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2016
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About Bob Garber

Tess and I invite you to enjoy one of the most family friendly beaches on the Atlantic. As our guests you will enjoy the amenities of having your own, furnished beach house on the Atlantic with shopping, dining, swimming, tennis, biking, and fishing just beyond your ocean side beach deck. Please enjoy our hospitality for your next beach vacation.

Bob Garber purchased this townhome in 1991

Why Bob Garber chose Delaware

Ocean Front at Atlantic Watergate, Tower Shores, Bethany Beach, Delaware, is one of he most fantastic and child friendly ocean front communities to enjoy your family vacation. We have vacationing here since our twins turned 2 years of age. Our daughter learned to ride a bike there. Our family memories are tied to Bethany Beach where your children are free to be on their own in a family oriented and safe environment.

What makes this townhome unique

Everyone who stays with us is our guest, no differently than if you were staying with us in our home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The beach house is stocked with sheets and linens, DVDs, movies, books, games, toys, kitchen spices, and the other small items that makes our beach house your beach house during your stay. Our guests enjoy the welcoming atmosphere and comfortableness of the furnishings. It is so much more enjoyable and relaxing when you don't have to worry about the little amenities and items that make a home a home. Make our beach house your beach house by reserving your stay today. IF YOU DON'T RECEIVE A RESPONSIVE E-MAIL FROM ME WITHIN 4 DAYS OF YOUR INQUIRY, THEN IT MEANS THAT I DID NOT GET YOUR INQUIRY/E-MAIL. SO, PLEASE, E-MAIL ME DIRECTLY TO BE SURE. Thank you. Bob Garber 412-261-9933


based on 9 traveler reviews

Off Season Rates: Ocean Front Townhouse: Long Weekends, Weeks, and Booking 2017
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
Sykesville, MD

Great location for a calm vacation with an infant!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent 7 days in this well kept house with our 10 month old son and had a great time! The view is amazing and the beach access is exactly what we were looking for. The house had umbrellas and even toys for our son to play with on the beach. The beach is private so it wasn't packed with people and it's much quieter than the typical beach locations. We couldn't have been happier!

If you are looking for a relaxing and more private vacation that isn't full of the noise and crowds, this is it!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Can't beat the location

  • 5 of 5

This house has direct ocean front access to Tower Shores, one of the quieter sections of Bethany. This proved to be extremely convenient with our young children, as we had to make many trips back to the house each day and could do so without leaving the sand.

The house was clean and had all the things that we needed. We extended the partition halfway in the third bedroom to separate our children because they are young, so they effectively had their own room. The other two bedrooms were larger than I was expecting, each with their own oceanfront deck.

The wireless internet worked well the entire week, which was nice since we spent much of the evenings on the back deck. Communication (a majority of which was email) with the owner was prompt and professional. Based on our positive experience I would definitely recommend this house to others.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive comments. We are pleased that we met or exceeded your expectations. Our goal is to make your beach vacation as perfect as it can be so that you consider our beach house as yours. With so many other beach houses and options, we know that we have to work hard to gain your confidence and satisfaction in staying with us. Enjoy your vacation, knowing that everything that you have at home in your kitchen is here for you at the beach. Repeat reservations only happen if your family and you had a fabulous beach vacation and experience. Our beach house is perfectly suited for families to effortlessly enjoy the beach and ocean. Our beach house amenities demonstrate our commitment and efforts in extending our hospitality to our guests. Sincerely, Bob and Tess
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Great vacation experience

  • 5 of 5

I was concerned about renting directly from property owner, but the experience was fantastic. Owner is extremely easy to work with and went out of his way to ensure we were enjoying the property and the experience. I was so impressed that I booked again for next year. Property is clean, well maintained, and extremely desirable. Don't hesitate to rent this property.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We try to make your beach vacation as enjoyable as possible. Your repeat vacations are our biggest compliment.
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Annapolis, Maryland, USA

Really a home away from home....

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful place to spend a beach vacation. Screened porches, buckets of beach toys, umbrellas, boogie boards, etc., and a kitchen with all implements needed to cook, and a marvelous library of books for all ages to read on or off the beach. A short walk across the beach and you're at the water's edge. The beds are comfortable (sheets provided), and the air conditioning keeps you comfy. Simply a great vacation house!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We always strive to make your beach vacation as comfortable and as enjoyable as possible. Please consider this your beach house at Bethany Beach. You are always welcome to return. We look forward to hosting your future beach vacations.
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Annapolis, Maryland, USA

Home on the beach

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful vacation house. All the amenities are provided: chairs, umbrellas, toys, you name it! The kitchen was extremely well equipped, the beds comfy, and the views spectacular. A huge plus was the wonderful library of books to appeal to all ages for beach and bedtime reading. Thanks for a wonderful week!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay so much. Our guests treat this as their beach house and are always welcome back. We strive to make your beach vacation as enjoyable as possible and welcome your comments and suggestions. If there is anything that we can do to make your stay more enjoyable, please do not hesitate to let us know. Thank you. We look forward to hosting your future beach vacations.
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Pittsburgh, PA

like being at home but more relaxing...

  • 5 of 5

we just returned from a week at this beach house and were very happy with our experience. Everything was as advertised and it is one of the best-equipped rentals that we have encountered. if you are looking for a quiet time with low stress, this is the place.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
36 Miles
Salisbury, MD
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
Bethany Beach, DE
Nearest Ferry
13 Miles
Lewes, DE
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
Bethany Beach, DE
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
At the entrance to Tower Shores.
Nearest Point of Interest
29135 Ocean Rd Unit 17, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-3650
Car: recommended

Just 2 1/2 miles North of Bethany Beach, DE, in Tower Shores, Atlantic Watergate, ocean front, with tennis courts, play ground, fishing, biking, swimming, surfing, relaxing. Use 29135 Ocean Road Unit 17, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-3650, for GPS purposes. A very kid friendly beach house.

Other Activities: Shopping, Miniature golf, Boating, Wildlife Viewing


Rates & Availability

Bethany Beach Townhome Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 25 2016 - May 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 18 2017 - Sep 10 2017
85 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee (3/night) $150
Refundable damage deposit $350

There is a $150.00 Cleaning Fee when staying 3 night minimum plus a refundable security deposit of $350.00.

Weekly Seasonal Rental deposit is $1,500.00, Pre-season rental rates vary as posted, plus a refundable security deposit of $350.00. Post-season long weekends consist of 3 or 4 nights at $475.00 to %500.00 a night after the second full week in September, plus a cleaning fee of $150.00. Contact Bob at 412-261-9933 or at for rental information

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Bethany Beach Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , 3rd floor with master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , on the second floor between the two bedrooms
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , this is the powder room on the first floor.
  • There is a shower on the ocean side of the house connected to the deck and a shower under the bay side deck where the cars are parked.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 3rd floor master bed room with king size bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 2nd floor ocean side bedroom with two twin beds with porch
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , bay side bedroom with room divider
  • King size beds (1) On the third floor, with deck and complete bathroom., 2 Twin or Single Beds on the second floor ocean side room and 2 twin beds and a bunk bed in bay side room with room divider, plus a hammock on the screened in porch. Mattres on bunk bed is twin bed size., Baby Cribs (1) There are no sheets for the crib. This is a very big Italian crib and mattress that my mother bought for our first born, over 30 years ago. Our other 3 heirs have also been through it and now it is your turn., Bunk Beds (1) The bayside bedroom has a room divider and a bunk bed.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
A 32' LCD Flat Screen TV on the first floor and a 20'' Flat Screen LCDStereo TV on the second and Third floor, 3 DVD players, Ceramic Flat Top Stove, Complete kitchen with Cooking Utensils provided, Movies, Children's videos, High chair on rollers, booster seats, beach toys, No Pets and no smoking.

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